The deal would not have included the Fox broadcast network, as a company can not legally own two broadcast networks, and Disney already owns ABC. If a deal does happen, it could have massive implications for the entertainment business. It would also exclude Fox's sports channels to avoid regulatory scrutiny that would come on concerns that combining with ESPN is anti-competitive.
While Disney CEO Bob Iger swears he's leaving his post this next time around, it appears the savvy businessman who brought Pixar, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm under the Disney umbrella during his tenure has one more major purchase up his sleeve. That deal is now undergoing review by United Kingdom regulators. He assumes Fox shareholders would get equity in the larger Disney. While some have already begun speculating about this potentially exciting news, sources close to Fox have said that the company wishes to move forward while focusing its efforts on the news and sports arenas of the entertainment world.
Fox has bid $14.5 billion to acquire the remaining 61 percent of Sky it does not own, but the acquisition has been delayed by British regulators.
After Shankersinh Vaghela, BJP seeks ban on 'Padmavati'
The movie is co-produced by director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's banner named Bhansali productions and Viacom 18 motion pictures. The opposition Congress said the ruling party was doing politics and trying to turn the film into a poll issue.
The reaction to the possible merger is largely positive, though one fan tweeted: "Look, I love the idea is the Fantastic Four and X-Men being part of the MCU, but Disney doesn't need more properties". So it would definitely be interesting to see how a more-focused-on sports Fox would do, and how investors would react. Disney's shares were up 1.2 pct at $99.86 US.
It was Watkins' third TD catch of the season; the other two came in a Thursday night game against San Francisco on September 21. The Giants managed a fourth-quarter touchdown on a 10-yard pass from Manning to tight end Evan Engram to make it 48-17.
In addition to locking down bank accounts, the Saudi government said it will seize any property linked to corruption charges. Saudi officials described Saturday's arrests as the result of an investigation by a newly created anti-corruption committee.
Update: Bloomberg's sources say Broadcom could offer Qualcomm about $70 per share in cash and stock within the next few days. At issue are the licensing fees that Qualcomm charges for patents that cover the basics of how mobile phone systems work.
Today, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort was charged in special prosecutor Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. It is unclear exactly how much Manafort made by listing the property on rental services like Airbnb .
Head coach Ravi Shastri also wished Kohli on Twitter and wished another fabulous year for the right-handed batsman. For India, the only other bowler to find success was Mohammad Siraj who picked up the wickets of Kane Williamson.
On Thursday you can get a flu shot in about the same time you could get a burger at a fast food place. She adds: "People have been getting flu shots for many years and I don't think there's a correlation".
It may be recalled that a case of defamation for hurting religious sentiments has been filed against Kamal Haasan in Varanasi. Referring to the statement made by Haasan on Thursday in a column in a weekly magazine, Mahasabha leader Pt.
World Food India is a three-day event being organised with the aim to put India on the map in terms of food processing industry. Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi , inaugurated World Food India 2017 , at Vigyan Bhavan in NewDelhi today.
After the account was restored Trump did not tweet about the vanishing act, but made several posts on other topics. But by 7 p.m., Twitter had learned that a customer support employee, on their last day of work, pulled the stunt.
Do you smell blood with the way the Cavs are playing right now? "It wasn't like we were just out there [trying to lose]". The Raps shot 53.5 percent from the field on the road against one of the best defensive teams in the league.
A presidential dogfight erupted Saturday between the Trump administration and a pair of former commanders-in-chief. The book, titled " The Last Republicans ", will be published on November 14 by HarperCollins.
NFL owners and executives have been scrambling to determine the best response to players kneeling during the national anthem this season.
Mike Evans suspended one game for role in brawl
Evans was held to one catch for 13 yards on six targets Sunday, with Lattimore as part of the Saints' coverage of him. Mike Evans' hot temper has landed him in hot water. "And maybe Jameis should have been ejected ", he said.
No. 7 Penn State falls to No
The sophomore finished with 400 passing yards in the Spartans' biggest win of the season so far. He's led the Spartans to a 6-2 record, bowl eligible, and led the team in a win over MI .
Army Deserter Bowe Bergdahl Will Not Serve Prison Time
Bergdahl, now 31, was captured by the Taliban and spent almost five years under brutal captivity by the insurgent group. At the time of Bergdahl's release, Obama said the US does not leave its service members on the battlefield.